CP Colloquium – Spring 2017

Spring 2017 Schedule


Location: All sessions will meet in the Institute of International Studies, Moses Hall 223 (lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis).

Time: Thursdays, 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Faculty Convener: Jason Wittenberg

January 19
Michael Bernhard, University of Florida

Suicide by Competition? Authoritarian Institutional Adaptation and Regime Fragility

Faculty Chair: Steve Fish
Student Discussant: Katherine Beall

January 26
NO SESSION

February 2 
Carles Boix, Princeton University

Endogenous Parliaments: Urban Agglomeration, Technological Accumulation, and the Deep Roots of Executive Constraints in Europe

Faculty Chair: Jason Wittenberg
Student Discussant: Mathias Poertner

February 9
John Marshall, Columbia University

Political Information Cycles: When Do Voters Sanction Incumbent Parties For High Homicide Rates?

Faculty Chair: Thad Dunning
Student Discussant: Chris Chambers-Ju

February 16
Leonardo Arriola, UC Berkeley

Political Endorsements and Cross-Ethnic Voting in Africa

Faculty Chair: Jason Wittenberg
Student Discussant: Anna Callis

February 23
Bradley Holland, Ohio State University

Faculty Chair: Jason Wittenberg
Student Discussant: David Dow

March 2 
Calvert Jones, University of Maryland

Faculty Chair: Jennifer Bussell
Student Discussant: Melissa Carlson

March 9
Daniel Corstange, Columbia University

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March 16
Cyrus Samii, New York University

Faculty Chair:
Student Discussant: Justine Davis

March 23
Arturas Rozenas, New York University

Faculty Chair:
Student Discussant: Laura Jakli

March 30
Spring Recess

April 6
Nahomi Ichino, University of Michigan

Faculty Chair: Leonardo Arriola
Student Discussant: Carlos Schmidt-Padilla

April 13
Vicky Fouka, Stanford University

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April 20
Leonid Peisakhin, New York University

Faculty Chair: Susan Hyde
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April 27
Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University

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The colloquium is co-sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Department of Political Science, the Institute of International Studies, and the Center on the Politics of Development.